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The Southeast’s Seniors Housing Market

The Southeast is a vibrant and expanding region of the U.S., both for job seekers and business owners. This region, which includes Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee, attracts older and younger people alike, who are drawn by the warmer climate, retirement destinations, business connections, cultural offerings, recreational opportunities, and broad-based growth potential. In today’s blog post, I’ll give you…
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Takeaways from Our 3Q Skilled Nursing Data

Last week, NIC released its fourth Skilled Nursing Data Report, which includes key monthly data points from October 2011 through September 2016. In this week’s blog post, we’ll highlight the main takeaways from the report. Decline in Managed Medicare Revenue Per Patient Day Stabilizing? After years of declining managed Medicare reimbursement rates, the last two calendar quarters show the rate…
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A Major Milestone for Seniors Housing & Care Market Data

Last week, NIC reached a highly anticipated milestone with the release of an intuitive, user-friendly interface for our NIC MAP® Data Service. If you’re not familiar with NIC’s data service, NIC MAP is the premier provider of comprehensive market data for the seniors housing and care sector, with data from more than 14,000 properties within 140 U.S. metropolitan markets. Since…
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The Power of Data to Demonstrate Value and Improve Operations

Data is quickly becoming a must-have for skilled nursing providers looking to shore up their post-acute business. Post-acute patients generally have high-acuity needs that result in higher daily reimbursements, usually by Medicare. As some hospitals and Medicare Advantage plans increasingly bear more financial risk for these patients, they will seek partnerships with providers that can demonstrate their ability to provide…
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At 4.6%, November Unemployment Rate Lowest Since August 2007

In the last major release of employment conditions prior to the upcoming meeting of the Federal Reserve on December 13 and 14, the Labor Department reported on Friday that nonfarm payrolls increased by 178,000 positions in November. Hiring has now averaged 180,000 new positions per month over the past eleven months. The year-to-date average was down from average monthly gains…
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